Jury Panel

Lumen is honoured to have an eminent Jury Panel for the 2017 competition, this year we are pleased to welcome Michael Takeo Magruder, who begins his 1 year Lumen alumni position on the Jury Panel.

  • Douglas Dodds

    Senior Curator at the Victoria & Albert Museum, keeper of the UK’s archive of pioneering & contemporary digital art, Doug's recent exhibitions include Barbara Nessim (2013) and Digital Pioneers (2009/10).

  • Foteini Aravani

    Digital Curator at the Museum of London, Foteini develops the museum’s digital collecting activities and identifies opportunities for acquiring digital material to enhance and enrich the Museum’s collections.

  • Michael Takeo Magruder

    An internationally recognised visual artist working with digital media whose projects have been showcased in over 250 exhibitions in 34 countries. Currently artist-in-residence at the British Library and winner of the 2015 Lumen Prize for Immersive Environments.

  • WeiWei Wang

    Curator for the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) Shanghai, WeiWei has curated numerous shows, most recently "Animamix Biennale 2015-2016", as well as several projects for the museum's projects space "MoCA Pavilion". ​

  • Tessa Jackson OBE

    UK-based gallery director, curator and arts consultant; founding Artistic Director of Artes Mundi, Wales' International Visual Art Exhibition & Prize and past CEO of Iniva, Institute of International Visual Arts, London.

  • Bruce Wands

    Chair Emeritus of the New York School of Visual Arts MFA Computer Art Department. Bruce is a widely-exhibited artist, author of Art of the Digital Age and Director of the New York Digital Salon.